OESpectrum Strut
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Monroe OESpectrum Strut

Part No. 71664 Warranty Details  

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Monroe® OESpectrum® struts are engineered specifically for foreign nameplate vehicles and feature the latest global original equipment valving technologies. Developed through years of research and on-vehicle testing, Monroe® OESpectrum® units provide an unprecedented level of handling precision and control while filtering out the ride harshness commonly encountered on many foreign nameplate applications. This unique blend of control and comfort is made possible through Tenneco's 'Twin Technology™ Active Control System', an exclusive internal damping control technology first developed for leading global vehicle manufacturers. Tenneco's Twin Technology™ consists of its latest Impact Control Valve (ICV), which delivers exceptional control under virtually all driving conditions, and a patented Low Speed Tunability (LST) piston design that isolates impact-related noise, vibration and harshness.

Product Features:
  • All Weather Fluid: Contains special modifiers to reduce friction and ensure smooth rod reaction.
  • Rod Displaced Valving: Tuned specifically for each application, this valving automatically adjusts to road extremes to provide consistency and ride comfort.
  • Fluon Banded Piston: The fluon band provides consistent sealing between the piston and pressure tube which delivers better control and increased durability.
  • Twin Technology™: Impact Control Valve (ICV), delivers exceptional control under virtually all driving conditions, and patented Low Speed Tunability (LST) piston design that isolates impact-related noise, vibration and harshness.
  • Hardened and Chrome Plated Piston Rod: Long service life.
  • Nitrogen Gas Charged: For improved ride and handling, helps maintain tire to road contact by reducing aeration - on most applications
  • Unique Rod Guide and Single Lip Seal: Bronze reinforced rod guide bearing and special seal provides longer service life and consistent performance.
  • Special Dust Boot/Jounce Bumper: Protective dust boot reduces dirt and any moisture build-up. Jounce bumper helps prevent severe suspension movement. Dust boot & jounce bumper sold separately.
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Body Length:10.563 in
Compressed Length:11 in
Dust Shield:No
Extended Length:18.5 in
Hardware Parts Pack:Yes
Travel Length:7.5 in

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  • Q:

    are the front struts hard tp install, and do they require any special equipment too install. and is an alignment required after strut installment
    Asked on 9/25/2012 by rob -a- roo from milw,wi

    1 answer



      This will depend on the skill level of whoever is removing or replacing the part. Some may have a harder time than others who have experience with this type of project. For further assistance regarding the Monroe Sensa-Trac Strut (Part# 71664), please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle. This information would help us to assist you in a better way. You can also contact us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store for further assistance.

      Answered on 9/25/2012 by Rick from AAP
  • Q:

    Asked on 6/29/2010 by Anonymous

    1 answer



      Yes this part could stop your car from swaying when hitting a bump. You may need a sway bar as well.

      Answered on 6/29/2010 by Kevin from AAP
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